Val's Christmas Blog

Christmas 2017, where did that last year go?!  This is a time of many traditions, when families by and large get together to over-eat and over-drink, having over-spent. In our family, traditions are key to the smooth running of a successful few days of over-indulgence.

Hull on Film DVD - on sale now!

YFA's new DVD - Hull on Film - is now available to buy!  The DVD is priced at £10 (plus postage and packing), and all proceeds from sales go straight back into the preservation of the films – so every purchase helps to safeguard more of our region's film heritage.

Tender Brief: YFA's Future Digital Offer

YFA are seeking a consultant to advise on our future digital offer to audiences, users and commercial clients and contribute to informing YFA’s plans for creating proactive digital delivery and engagement framework to transform public interaction with our screen heritage collections, as well as positioning us as a proactive and efficient provider of screen heritage content to commercial users. 

A Black Pioneer Meets His Hero in Newcastle

On the 50th anniversary of the great American civil rights leader Martin Luther King’s visit to the University of Newcastle in 1967 to receive an honorary degree, North East Film Archive remembers an amazing discovery of a rare TV interview with Dr King, which cast fresh light on black British broadcast history. Who was the forgotten pioneer who got to meet his hero on that day?

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THE JAZZ BAND BALL

An amateur film made by members of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA) documenting the College of Further Education Christmas Jazz Ball at the Top Rank venue, the Majestic Ballroom, in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 18 December 1963. A great variety of late...

Film ID: 21228 Year: 1963

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